Finally we got some sunshine for United 870's departure. Taken from "The Beach" as she thunders down 16R
United 839 rotates nice and early with a light load for a short hop to Melbourne
A huge thanks to Mr Chiu for a great day, and for showing me so many of the great spots around the airport. It was a privilege to meet you Peter. This is one is for you. (1600 pix)
Whoa buddy! Crosswind makes for interesting landings - note that only the left main gear are firmly planted on the runway
Nice reflections casted on its belly.
United 839 on finals for 16. This angle makes MEL look like a little airstrip in the middle of the bush! (Canon 10D)